Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Slabs are air dried for a period of up to two years. Residual moisture is removed in a heated kiln which may take an additional three months. The slabs are then planed. They spend up to a month acclimation period in the workshop in Brooklyn before we begin to transform a raw slab into a beautiful table.Design and FabricationA SENTIENT table is designed and fabricated after discussions with each customer. These discussions are informative, collaborative, instructive as well as ressuring and fun. Typically, the customer provides a general indication of size, leg choice, wood species as well as butterflies and other details. A computer rendering of the table showing all specifications and final details is prepared and submitted to the customer for approval. At this point we are ready to commence the hard work of fabricating the table. Final Finishes, Quality Assurance and ShippingOur finishing process is focused on bringing out the timeless beauty of the wood grain and color that are found within the wood itself, and our workshop has developed a water-based clear finish that we feel is the best option when purchasing a SENTIENT Signature Live Edge Table. When running your hand over the tabletop, you can still feel the grains of the actual wood, yet it is protected. The subtle yet striking details in the wood itself is brought out by applying several coatings of the finish, then sanding, and repeated many, many times. It is a deep finish that looks extraordinarily clear and minimal. When all fabrication and finishing has been completed, each table is assembled and inspected. Once approved, they are disassembled, wrapped and either scheduled for local delivery or packed into a sturdy shipping crate for delivery outside the Tristate area. Solid Eastern Black WalnutWe always keep a supply of slabs and boards. Some will be air drying for up to 18 months or ready to go into the kiln for up to 3 months for the final drying. When dry the slabs and boards are planed and then brought into the workshop to be transformed into tables measuring 5 feet up to 14 feet or headboards for beds measuring up to 12 feet in width. American Black Walnut Solid Slab, (16 feet long) American black walnut wood species grows over a vast region in the United States. Eastern American black walnut grows on the eastern seaboard from Central Maine in the north to Georgia in the south then all the way west as far as Iowa in the north to Eastern Texas in the south.Black walnut is found in scattered growth as individual trees or in small groups. Black walnut is found in a variety of growing sites. It grows in well drained coves on hillsides. It grows with a round tree crown with heights ranging from 70 feet to 150 feet depending on growing conditions such as sunlight and ground water. The crown can spread up to 80 feet. If it grows in a more dense environment like all trees it will grow taller. Commonly black walnut can develop massive branches spaced along the length the trunk. Branching often provides the spectacular burls and grain effects found in black walnut when used for furniture production.Black walnut is an excellent furniture grade hardwood. It must be dried carefully to avoid checking (cracking). Black walnut works well with tools, receives nails and screws and can be glued. It has excellent finishing qualities in that it will receive most finishing products. When dried black walnut weighs approximately 3.5 pounds per board foot.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Signature Live Edge TablesSENTIENT live edge tables are made using sustainably-sourced American black walnut, spalted maple, cherry, oak and occasionally other hardwoods. We source our live edge pieces from family-owned mills in Pennsylvania and other areas within the United States. Each table top is protected with several coats of deep sealer, and also preserved with top finishing coats. This process brings out and accentuates the beauty of the grain patterns and other naturally-occurring characteristics that are particularly noticeable in our black walnut.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Live-Edge Dining Table Warms Contemporary Dining Room Crisp white walls provide a clean, fresh backdrop for this contemporary dining room, and a symmetrical gallery wall adds tasteful touches of color. On the adjacent wall, built-in aquariums offer endless entertainment. A funky black chandelier crowns the space with whimsy, and a live-edge dining table lends unexpected warmth and rusticity to the design.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

SENTIENT live edge tables are made using sustainably-sourced American black walnut, spalted maple, cherry, oak and occasionally other hardwoods. We source our live edge pieces from family-owned mills in Pennsylvania and other areas within the United States. Each table top is protected with several coats of deep sealer, and also preserved with top finishing coats. This process brings out and accentuates the beauty of the grain patterns and other naturally-occurring characteristics that are particularly noticeable in our black walnut.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Elegant Dining Room With Walnut Table and Custom Chandelier A dramatic chandelier by Nancy Corzine hangs above a solid walnut dining table by Jeff Newell of Newell Design Studio, bringing eye-catching elegance to the open-floor plan of the living space. The custom fixture showcases more than 25 individual lamps, while the custom Dessin Fournir chairs on an antique rug completes the dining ensemble.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Sophisticated Contemporary Dining Room With White Patterned Chairs, Walnut Dining Table and Crystal Chandelier A Venetian wall plaster gives a marbled look to the accent wall. A walnut dining table is surrounded with sleek, white patterned chairs. A crystal encrusted chandelier hanging above joins the metallic wall art in giving bright decoration to the design. The marble fireplace surround adds a darker hue to balance the space.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

Crisp white walls provide a clean, fresh backdrop for this contemporary dining room, and a symmetrical gallery wall adds tasteful touches of color. On the adjacent wall, built-in aquariums offer endless entertainment. A funky black chandelier crowns the space with whimsy, and a live-edge dining table lends unexpected warmth and rusticity to the design.
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Live Edge Walnut Dining Room Table

A dramatic chandelier by Nancy Corzine hangs above a solid walnut dining table by Jeff Newell of Newell Design Studio, bringing eye-catching elegance to the open-floor plan of the living space. The custom fixture showcases more than 25 individual lamps, while the custom Dessin Fournir chairs on an antique rug completes the dining ensemble.
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Shop By Collection LIVE EDGE TABLES A natural masterpiece, revived and ready to welcome the generations to come. These one-of-a-kind solid wood live edge tables are handcrafted from sustainably harvested timber. Working with an Amish sawmill, we give new life to trees cut down for new development that would otherwise be chopped for firewood or chipped for mulch. We believe each is most stunning in its entirety as a massive tabletop.
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LIVE EDGE TABLES A natural masterpiece, revived and ready to welcome the generations to come. These one-of-a-kind solid wood live edge tables are handcrafted from sustainably harvested timber. Working with an Amish sawmill, we give new life to trees cut down for new development that would otherwise be chopped for firewood or chipped for mulch. We believe each is most stunning in its entirety as a massive tabletop.
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Final Finishes, Quality Assurance and ShippingOur finishing process is focused on bringing out the timeless beauty of the wood grain and color that are found within the wood itself, and our workshop has developed a water-based clear finish that we feel is the best option when purchasing a SENTIENT Signature Live Edge Table. When running your hand over the tabletop, you can still feel the grains of the actual wood, yet it is protected. The subtle yet striking details in the wood itself is brought out by applying several coatings of the finish, then sanding, and repeated many, many times. It is a deep finish that looks extraordinarily clear and minimal. When all fabrication and finishing has been completed, each table is assembled and inspected. Once approved, they are disassembled, wrapped and either scheduled for local delivery or packed into a sturdy shipping crate for delivery outside the Tristate area.
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Our finishing process is focused on bringing out the timeless beauty of the wood grain and color that are found within the wood itself, and our workshop has developed a water-based clear finish that we feel is the best option when purchasing a SENTIENT Signature Live Edge Table. When running your hand over the tabletop, you can still feel the grains of the actual wood, yet it is protected. The subtle yet striking details in the wood itself is brought out by applying several coatings of the finish, then sanding, and repeated many, many times. It is a deep finish that looks extraordinarily clear and minimal. When all fabrication and finishing has been completed, each table is assembled and inspected. Once approved, they are disassembled, wrapped and either scheduled for local delivery or packed into a sturdy shipping crate for delivery outside the Tristate area.
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The dining room features a distinctive, handcrafted table that is extraordinarily durable. When not in use for entertaining or family dinners, the dining room becomes a project space. The tea cart holding the flowers in these photos provides additional serving capabilities without adding visual weight.

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